Chapter 1 Additional Online Resources

Chapter 1: Charting Your Future

Personal Goal Setting

An upbeat blog that posts reviews on books, like How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie, and features articles on effective communication skills; titles include, Why Smart People Have Poor Communication Skills ā€“ And What To Do About It, and The Non-Violent Communication Process

A special Web site designed especially for women that features encouraging tips on setting goals for a healthier lifestyle

Educational Goal Setting

An article that provides information on SMART goal setting, pertaining to education; SMART being an acronym for specific, measurable, action oriented, realistic, timely.

An article about goal setting, written specifically for students who are getting ready for college

Professional Goal Setting

An essay highlighting the effects of career goals on students

An article about setting and achieving career goals, emphasizing the importance of knowing and studying the profession that is being aimed for

More on SMART Goal Setting

All pages highlight the SMART goal setting method: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely.